Diamond Spotlight Series

Throughout 2021, we will be highlighting our Diamond Sponsors.  These businesses not only help to support our Chapter and its mission to improve living conditions in shared communities through education, but also provide criticial services in our region. 


Episode 8 - Becht Engineering BT

Join us as we talk to CRC Board Member and Principal of Becht Engineering BTJames Anderson (janderson@bechtbt.com). We discuss how Becht has worked with Associations and other Business Partners in our region and other CAI Chapters since 1964 to ensure building safety through the firm’s quality engineering and inspection services. Becht also has Reserve Specialists who can help board members plan their reserve studies to ensure the community is ready for large capital projects when needed.

Learn more at: https://bechtbt.com/



Episode 7 - Minkoff Company

Join us as we talk to Kara Permisohn (kpermisohn@minkoff.com) about Minkoff Company and their 72-year history as property damage and restoration specialists  in the DMV. Kara describes Minkoff's process of starting their work prior to resolving insurance claims. In addition, Minkoff, will work directly with insurance companies to lower the burden on homeowners affected by a crisis.  

She also shares how to make the most of CAI based on her years of experience volunteering with our Chapter as well as other Chapters in our region!

Learn more at: http://minkoff.com/


Episode 6 - Quest Insurance

Insurance companies are there to help Associations and Condominiums  during difficult times, but they are also a partner to protect the community and its assets. 

Join us as we talk to Sami Satouri (ssatouri@questinsurance.us) about his journey from plant pathologist to the Owner and President of Quest Insurance. Sami describes how Quest Insurance works with Associations and Condominiums in our region to help keep them protected in times of emergency. 



Episode 5 - Tidewater Properties

Ideally, a management company works in partnership with the board of an association or condominium to improve the living conditions of the residents and assist the board in all of the work that is necessary to run a community. Join us as we talk with Matthew Merckel (mmerckel@tidewaterproperty.com) from Tidewater Property Management, to learn about their unique method of servicing communities and the impact that COVID-19 had on management companies and managers throughout our region. Visit their website (https://www.tidewaterproperty.com/) to learn more about Tidewater Property Management.



Episode 4 - E&F Contracting

The hazard of uneven concrete is everywhere! Sidewalks, driveways, and pool areas all contribute to tripping hazards within our communities. Join us as we talk with Austin Haspert (austin@efcontractinginc.com) from E&F Contracting to learn more about their drill, pump, and patch technique that can keep your residents save from falls while also saving them money in upkeep. Visit their website (https://efcontractinginc.com/concrete-raising/) to learn more about Polyurethane deep foam injections and how E&F Contracting can benefit your association and condominium.


Episode 3 - Palmer Brothers Commercial Painting and General Contracting

In need of painting or other general contract work? Palmer Brothers has serviced the DMV region since 1963. Join us as Francisco Erazo describes the work of Palmer Brothers, and what this region has meant to the company. If you are interested in learning more, contact Francisco at Francisco@palmerbros.com and visit: https://www.palmerbros.com/


Episode 2 - Hann and Hann Construction Services

Our discussion begins with the services that Hann and Hann offers to condominiums and associations to maintain or improve the condition of buildings and dealing with builder defects. We then shift gears to discuss how the turmoil of the past year will impact construction services and educational opportunities moving forward.

To learn more about what Hann and Hann Construction Services can offer your association, reach out to Todd at tel-taher@hannandhann.com or visit their website: https://hannandhann.com/


Episode 1 - SageWater

Is your condo or community over 30 years old? If so, this podcast is for you! Bill Whittington, a Regional Account Manager, stops by to teach us how SageWater is able to repipe buildings and communities with minimal disruption to the residents. 

Learn more at https://sagewater.com/